Social Studies Research and Practice
Volume 3, Number 1, Spring 2008
Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: Hannah is My Name by Belle Yang
M. Gail Hickey
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
This lesson plan can be used with lower-level elementary students to discuss immigration to the US in the 20th century and related issues. It uses a trade book written by Belle Yang, entitled Hannah is My Name, to foster students’ consideration of individual development and identity through a cultural lens.
About the Author(s)…
Margit Codispoti is Associate Librarian for Collections at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. Margit researches intersecting issues of gender and literature, and she may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
M. Gail Hickey is Professor of Educational Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. Gail researches intersecting issues of gender and immigration, and she may be reached at email@example.com